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Joyce Farmer at San Diego Comic Fest
Written by Jen Vaughn | Filed under Joyce Farmer 18 Oct 2012 12:12 PM

Special Exits

This weekend in sunny ol' San Diego cartoonist Joyce Farmer is a guest and panelist at the San Diego Comic Fest, Friday - Sunday, October 19th-21st.

On Friday, October 19th from 4:00-5:00 pm head over for the panel called "An hour with Joyce Farmer." As one of the first woman underground artists, Joyce will sit down with her friend and underground cartoonist, Mary Fleener, to discuss her career, her upcoming plans and, most all, Special Exits, her “graphic memoir” based upon her own experience caring for her father and stepmother in their final years.

Sunday, October 21st starts off with a bang with a panel on Underground Comix from 10:00-11:00 am with Joyce, Mary, Jackie Estrada and more. "From San Francisco to San Diego: the panel of underground cartoonists from back in the day will discuss such topics as the connection between the undergrounds and San Diego (and Comic-Con); how the undergrounds got started; what made them such a distinct break from the past; their connection to the San Francisco psychedelic scene, rock and drugs; and the difficulty of selling them to people under 18."

Joyce Farmer will have some copies of Special Exits at both panels if you want one personally signed! Enjoy the show.